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ERIC Number: ED376301
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1993-Jun
Pages: 215
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Integrated Technical Curriculum. Curriculum Developed for Project Second Chance II: Tech Reading, Tech Science, Tech Math, Automotive.
Sorensen, Mary K.; And Others
This integrated technical curriculum is designed to enroll and retain adult high school noncompleters in occupational programs by providing them with the remedial and content-area reading instruction needed for success in an automotive program. The following topics are covered in the four units: (1) skills for reading technical materials (basics of technical reading; using, understanding, and studying technical books; building technical vocabulary; and general study and test-taking skills for technical material); (2) applied mathematics for automotive students (whole numbers, decimal numbers, fractions, percentages, tables and graphs, and measurement and computer skills); (3) physical science for automotive students (measurement, chemistry, energy and force, electricity and magnetism, and machines); and (4) automotive tune-up (safety, engine design, compression testing, spark plug servicing, distributors, electronic ignition, engine analyzers, secondary wires, battery servicing, automotive air pollution, legislated automotive emission standards, and emission control/testing). Each component contains some or all of the following: course objectives, course outline, lesson plans for each course session, learning activities/exercises, and transparency masters. (MN)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: Wisconsin State Board of Vocational, Technical, and Adult Education, Madison.
Authoring Institution: Milwaukee Area Technical Coll., WI.
Note: Some faint type in "Automotive Component".